When a divorce is brought to the table, many spouses begin to worry what the future will be like. Though divorce is often an emotional experience, finances can quickly eclipse the focus of proceedings. For those that have a small business in Tennessee and no prenuptial agreement, the division of marital assets can be a nerve-racking process.
The head of the police department's Domestic Violence Unit in Jackson, Tennessee, has been holding regular classes to help inform individuals about domestic violence. According to her, Tennessee is ranked fifth in the nation among states with the worst domestic abuse patterns. The crime can lead to divorce, but according to some, leaving the situation is not as easy as it sounds.
Alimony is a regular concern for anyone going through a high-asset divorce. A recent decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court in a case of lifetime alimony may be changing the layout of high asset divorce and alimony laws.